presidential clemency | The Daily Star
  • SQ Chy, Mojaheed signed mercy petitions: Anisul

    A day into the execution of war criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, the law minister today reiterated that the two sought presidential clemency, which was contradicted yesterday by their families and lawyers.

  • SQ Chy to inform lawyers on mercy plea

    Condemned war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury will convey his decision on seeking presidential clemency when he meets his lawyers, his wife Farhat Quader Chowdhury says.

  • President rejects mercy petitions

    Death row Mojaheed and SQ Chowdhury sought clemency from the president days after the Supreme Court rejected their petitions to review their decision upholding death penalty awarded to them by a special tribunal.

  • Govt not bothered by HRW statement: State minister

    State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam says the government is not bothered by today’s statement issued by HRW over the trial of death row convict war criminals Mojaheed and SQ Chy.

  • 'Kamaruzzaman must decide on mercy today'

    State Minister for Home Asaduzzaman Khan says death row war criminal Kamaruzzaman must decide by today on whether to seek presidential mercy.

  • Kamaruzzaman seeks more time to decide on mercy

    Death row convict Jamaat leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman meets lawyers at jail and seeks more time to decide whether to seek presidential clemency.